The Sacramento Kings in 2013-14
The Sacramento Kings have had s busy season of making moves to better this roster,
and the team has seen some dividends already. These Kings have a talented group of players that could have this team competing
for the playoff spot in the West sooner rather than later, though the uphill battle this season could be too much. The team
has one of the top young players in the NBA in big man DeMarcus Cousins. Cousins is a load to handle in the paint, where he
uses his size and incredible skill level to dominate opponents. The team has committed to Cousins with a long-term contract,
and are building the roster around this versatile big man.
The team swing a big trade early this season to acquire forward
Rudy Gay, a player that has had a lot of success over the years. Gay has recalibrated his game a bit since coming to the Kings,
and has proceed the team with another player that can create his own shot, something that is extremely valuable in the modern
NBA. With point guard Isaiah Thomas emerging as a breakout player in 2013-14, the Kings have a lot to be excited about. Thomas
is proving to be one of the most dynamic scorers at the point guard position in the entire National Basketball Association,
despite being one of the shortest players in the league. With these three players and rookie guard Ben McLemore on the roster,
the Kings have a nice core to build around going forward. The playoffs could be right around the corner for this organization.
The Experience of a Sacramento Kings Playoff Game
The National Basketball Association provides hoops fans with
the chance to see all of their favorite pro basketball players hit the court in person. When two teams step into the hardwood
to battle it out for a much-needed win, there's no better place to be than there in the stands to see the action unfold right
before your eyes. NBA playoff games are always filled with highlight-reel plays that will leave you wanting more. When the
Kings take the floor at Sleep Train Arena in the playoffs, fans will pack into the venue to see their favorite players showcase
their abilities for all to enjoy. Join them and be a part of Sacramento hoops history.
Sacramento Kings Trivia
did Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins play his college ball?
The answer is the University of Kentucky. Cousins
played for the Wildcats for one season under head coach John Calipari and had himself am impressive freshman season, good
enough to convince the Kings that he as worth drafting with the fifth overall pick in the NBA Draft. Cousins played on a star-studded
team at UK, one that features number one overall pick John Wall and three other first-round picks that year. Cousins has developed
into the franchise player for the Sacramento Kings organization and is already one of the best offensive big men in the National
Sacramento Kings Postseason History
The Sacramento Kings have given their fans
some amazing playoff moments over the years, and the fans are always looking forward to the next time the Kings can reach
the postseason. With a history of success in the postseason, the Kings know what it takes to win in the playoffs. The team
has won their division title three times, two of those titles coming in back to back seasons in 2002 and 2003. The Kings have
reached the NBA Finals one time, in 1951, and the club emerged victorious and captured the NBA Championship. Back then, the
team was known as the Rochester Royals. The Royals defeated the New York Knicks in the Finals that season and were led by
head coach Les Harrison. The Kings would love to recapture that magic and return to the NBA Finals sometime soon. The team
came close a couple of times in the early 2000s when they had a roster built around big man Chris Webber, but they fell just
Sacramento Kings Fans
Sacramento Kings fans are notorious for being some of the loudest and most
dedicated fans in the National Basketball Association. The Kings have had some incredible playoff games at home over the years,
especially in the early 2000s when Chris Webber and company were contenders for the NBA Championship. The atmosphere at those
postseason contests was out of this world, and Kings fans did everything they could to urge their favorite team on to victory.
The Kings see a great turnout for each and every home game throughout the regular season, and when the playoffs roll around
it's absolute chaos in the arena, in a good way. It's an exhilarating feeling to be there in the arena for a Kings home playoff
game, so make sure you're there the next time Sacramento hosts one.